Wednesday , 18 May 2022

Travel and Tours

Nakumbuka Day set to hold in Ghana, November 26

NAKUMBUKA, the annual day of the observance for the African slavery holocaust (Maafa) will be held this November 26, 2019 with educators and youth coming together to share in this inaugural celebration. Nakumbuka, meaning ‘We remember’ in Swahili is held in memory of millions of Africans who perished during the suave trade and the middle passage. The program will hold …

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Dubai records 28% growth in overnight visitors from Nigeria, underlines successful AKWAABA 2019 participation

DUBAI’S Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) has reported a rise in tourism volumes from Nigeria, Africa’s largest source market for inbound traffic to Dubai, welcoming 113,000 overnight visitors in the first seven months of 2019. With impressive double digit growth, inbound traffic from Nigeria to the Dubai grew by 28 per cent year-on-year, cementing its position as …

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Players task Nigerian govt on development of tourism sub-sector

NIGERIANS must stop depending on government to create jobs and tap into the vast potentials the tourism industry has to offer, according to stakeholders and operators of Nigerian tourism sector. This is just as it was stated that enough budgetary allocation be given the sector to grow and develop it. These players made this known today as Association of Nigerian …

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Ajala.ng new website offers seamless online travels tours, services to customers

ONLINE travel agency, ajala.ng, in a bid to provide seamless, pocket friendly travel and tours services to Nigerian travelers, has launched a new website that will enable her current and prospective customers to make convenient and faster decisions that suits their travel needs across various areas in the travel industry. While speaking on the website, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) …

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Year of Return has boosted Ghana Tourism- Hon. Iddi

GHANANIAN Deputy Minister of Tourism Art and Culture, Hon. Ziblim Iddi has said that since the launch of the Year of Return to mark over 400 years of the first slaves living the African shores people from all over the world are coming to touch Base with their roots giving Ghana the opportunity to build on its tourism industry. This …

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Akwaaba has helped us project our vision- ET GM, Mekonnen

GENERAL Manager of Ethiopian Airline in Nigeria, Firihiewot Mekonnen has described the Akwaaba travel Market as a veritable platform to showcase Africa as well as push the concept of Africans doing business with other Africans. This is just as she said the expansion of the Bole International Airport Addis Ababa, gas given a lot of traction to the airport and …

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Barbados aims to deepen bilateral ties, connectivity with Africa- Dr. Hall

DIRECTOR of Tourism Development of the Barbados Ministry of Tourism and International Transport, Dr. Kerry Hall has stated that for deeper ties to be created between the Caribbean and Africa, direct air connectivity must be established. She spoke to Nigerianflightdeck at the ongoing Akwaaba Travel Market holding at the Eko Hotels and Suites where she decried the current air services …

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